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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Stratford Mill, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Stratford Mill and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Stratford Mill:
    • 38.162353, -76.831355
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Stratford Mill
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Curious and Interesting Names Near Stratford Mill ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Avenue [Saint Mary's County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avenue
    • Avenue [Saint Mary's County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Stratford Mill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Avenue have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avenue
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Avenue<3>
  • China Hill [Richmond County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for China Hill
    • China Hill [Richmond County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Stratford Mill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for China Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on China Hill
  • Erica [Westmoreland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erica
    • Erica [Westmoreland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Stratford Mill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erica have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erica
  • Farmers Fork [Richmond County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmers Fork
    • Farmers Fork [Richmond County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Stratford Mill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmers Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmers Fork
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    • Flat Iron [Westmoreland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flat Iron
      • Flat Iron [Westmoreland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Stratford Mill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flat Iron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flat Iron
    • Harts [Westmoreland County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harts
      • Harts [Westmoreland County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Stratford Mill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harts have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Lukes Island [Richmond County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lukes Island
      • Lukes Island [Richmond County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Stratford Mill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lukes Island have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mount Holly [Westmoreland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Holly
      • Mount Holly [Westmoreland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Stratford Mill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Holly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Holly
    • Newland [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newland
      • Newland [Richmond County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Stratford Mill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newland
    • Oak Row [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Row
      • Oak Row [Richmond County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Stratford Mill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Row have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Row
    • Rock Point [Charles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Point
      • Rock Point [Charles County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Stratford Mill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Point
    • Woodland Point [Charles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland Point
      • Woodland Point [Charles County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Stratford Mill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland Point
    • Yellow Bank [Saint Mary's County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yellow Bank
      • Yellow Bank [Saint Mary's County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Stratford Mill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yellow Bank have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yellow Bank

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Stratford Mill. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • John Wilkes Booth     (Presidental assassin, actor)
      • Presidental assassin, actor. He was born in Bel Air (Maryland) on Wednesday January 10, 1838 and died in Port Royal (Virginia) on Wednesday April 26, 1865 at the age of 27. He is buried at Green Mount Cemetery (Baltimore City, Maryland).
      • Port Royal is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the west of Stratford Mill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Wilkes Booth<4>
    • Bristol Robotham Lord     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Upland (Pennsylvania) on Friday September 21, 1883 and died in Prince Frederick (Maryland) on Friday November 13, 1964 at the age of 81. He is buried at Lawn Croft Cemetery (Delaware County, Pennsylvania).
      • Prince Frederick is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northeast of Stratford Mill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bristol Robotham Lord<4>
    • James Madison     (4th President of the US (1809 - 1817))
      • 4th President of the US (1809 - 1817). He was born in Port Conway (Virginia) on Tueday March 16, 1751 and died in Montpelier Station (Virginia) on Tueday June 28, 1836 at the age of 85.
      • Port Conway is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the west of Stratford Mill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Madison<4>
    • James Monroe     (5th President of the US (1817 - 1825))
      • 5th President of the US (1817 - 1825). He was born in Monroe Hall (Virginia) on Friday April 28, 1758 and died in New York (New York) on Monday July 4, 1831 at the age of 73. He is buried at Hollywood Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Monroe Hall is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest of Stratford Mill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Monroe<4>
    • George Washington     (1st President of the US (1789 - 1797))
      • 1st President of the US (1789 - 1797). He was born in Colonial Beach (Virginia) on Friday February 22, 1732 and died in Mount Vernon (Virginia) on Saturday December 14, 1799 at the age of 67.
      • Colonial Beach is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest of Stratford Mill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Washington<4>

How Far From Stratford Mill to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Stratford Mill to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Stratford Mill and extending to:

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    • Montross, which is the Seat of Westmoreland County and lies just to the South.
    • Richmond, which is the State Capital of Virginia, lies 54 miles [86.9 km]<1> to the southwest (SW). If you could walk a straight line from Stratford Mill to Richmond, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take over two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 51 miles [82.1 km] to the north northwest (NNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take most of two days and walking would take most of three days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,920 miles [9,527.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,621 miles [10,655.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,499 miles [7,240.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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About Westmoreland County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stratford Mill. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Westmoreland County: www.co.westmoreland.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Stratford Mill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stratford Mill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1624, Longitude: -76.8314       In this case, the coordinates for Stratford Mill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<5>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<6>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Stratford Mill to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 307.814 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.24 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.91 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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